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Neo4j
Neo4j achieves record growth in Asia Pacific region
Neo4j, the graph data platform, has announced the company has experienced more than 100% growth across Asia Pacific over the past year.
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SaaS
Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
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Internet of Things
IoT spending to reach $437 billion by 2025, IDC finds
“IoT in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) markets continues to grow steadily across multiple industries including transportation, retail, manufacturing, resources and utilities."
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Cyber Threats
IDC: Digital transformation investments lead to increased cyber threats for APAC
IDC has explored what the cyber threat landscape will look like in the new year, with a few key predictions around different attack models and possible solutions.
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Channel
Lenovo announces further initiation of new channel-first strategy
Lenovo has made further steps towards putting its channel-first strategy into action with its new partner framework Lenovo 360.
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Tech Data
Tech Data and Syniti enter into APAC focused distribution agreement
"Through our partnership with Syniti, we look forward to jointly helping Asia Pacific enterprises become more resilient and competitive by investing in the right data analytics platforms.”
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Axis Communications
Axis Communications reinvents Oceania region, puts more focus on customers
"This is an exciting time for the company, and the fact that we are expanding like this, despite challenging business conditions, provides testimony to the company’s overall vision and the importance of the Oceania region.”
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Data management
Cohesity expands leadership team in APAC to respond to growing demand
According to the company, this expansion is taking place as demand for Cohesity’s data management solutions continues to rise globally and across Asia Pacific.
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Microsoft
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Businesses investing US$5M into RPA technology
In the past year, 53% of businesses reported a revenue increase in the areas where they applied RPA. All project revenue to increase in the next two years.
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Asia Pacific
Pico announces huge APAC expansion
The company intends to add 20 more data centres across Asia Pacific to its portfolio over the next 18 months.
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Data Centre Operators
CBRE labels APAC as “land of IT and data center opportunity”
​CBRE has released the findings from its most recent report that delved into the data center market in Asia Pacific – and where it’s going next.
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Channel development
APAC defies world average, grows wealth faster than anywhere else
​A new report from GlobalData has evaluated the world’s wealth and where its located, with Asia Pacific emerging as the fastest growing region.
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Big Data
Asia Pacific to be home to ten ‘smart’ cities by 2025
Technology and governance will be key enablers for participants in the smart city ecosystem in Asia Pacific, says Frost & Sullivan.
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Cybersecurity
Cybercrime causing financial losses to 69% of Hong Kong businesses
Two companies said they had each suffered a loss of US$1 million or more.
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Internet of Things
A/NZ among top 4 nations for IoT readiness - IDC report
The International Data Corporation (IDC) report provides a comparative assessment of Asia Pacific excluding Japan
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Startup
120 Japanese leaders coming to town to invest in aspiring NZ businesses
An opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partners is soon coming to town.
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VMware
VMware's new CTO for APAC & Japan business brings 'rich experience' to role
" Bruce’s appointment will strengthen our ability to help customers innovate."
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Colocation
The best colocation ecosystems around the world - Asia Pacific on the rise
"We expect there will be some movement in next year’s ecosystem rankings as the Asia Pacific market continues to be the fastest growing region."
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Smartphone
Trump’s tough talk may crush Asian vendors’ US plans
The global smartphone market is in a good place. Or perhaps was until Trump made his intended plans clear, that would affect all of Asia's industries.
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Enterprise mobility
Enterprises seek co-location & data center investment in Asia
The growth of data centers is happening all around the world – but nowhere is it more pronounced than in Asia.
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Asia Pacific
Qualtrics attributes rapid growth in JAPAC to market demand
Qualtrics has more than tripled its customer base to over 500 customers and grown to 75 employees.
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Deloitte
Kiwi CRM provider takes home placing in Deloitte's 2016 APAC Fast 500
"The Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 rankings always instil confidence in the TMT sector in Asia Pacific."
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Digital Transformation
Businesses in APAC are ahead of the global digital transformation game
“And it’s more about people and culture - about change management - along with investing in the technology.”